Explore Careers - Job Market Report
This unit group includes managers of establishments that provide services not elsewhere classified, such as dry cleaning, hairdressing or residential cleaning. This group also includes managers of schools that provide non-vocational instruction in driving, languages, music, dance, art, cooking or fashion.
barber shop manager, car wash manager, cooking school manager, driving school manager, dry cleaning service manager, hairdressing salon manager, manager, residential cleaning service, manager, septic tank service, manager, window washing service, pest control service manager.
- Plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the operations of an establishment providing services such as dry cleaning, hairdressing or residential cleaning, or a school providing non-vocational instruction in driving, languages, music, dance, art, cooking or fashion
- Establish or implement policies and procedures for staff
- Plan and control budget and inventory
- Respond to inquiries or complaints and resolve problems
- Manage contracts for advertising or marketing strategies
- Hire, train and supervise staff.
Outlook & Prospects for Other Services Managers in Prince Edward Island
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
|Location||Employment Potential||Release Date|
|Prince Edward Island||2012-02-23|
Employment prospects for other services managers are expected to be fair in 2012-2013.
This occupational group covers a broad range of services from residential cleaning to hairdressing, therefore, there are opportunities for employment at a number of employers making it a fair opportunity occupation. The majority of these type of managers are usually working with a small business and may also be the business owner.
Employment opportunities for this occupation may not be as readily available as those which have a good outlook. However, a fair outlook should not prevent anyone from pursuing a specific career in which they are interested.
Local Labour Market News
Week of Jun 03 – Jun 07, 2013
- The Government of Canada and the provincial government along with Souris Harbour Authority Inc. and the Town of Souris have announced over $700,000 in funding for infrastructure improvements to the Souris waterfront and marina
- Construction has begun on the new K-12 school in Souris. The total cost for the constuction is $20M and the construction manager is APM Construction Services.
Week of May 27 – May 31, 2013
- The PEI Teachers Federation has negotiated a two-year contract with the province of PEI. The contract covers substitute teachers for the first time and includes a 1% pay increase each year. Under the contract, upcoming cuts will be by attrition only.
- The PEI 2014 Fund, created with both federal and provincial support, has announced several new projects in Kings County, including initiatives in theatre, art, tourism, and culture
- The English Language School Board has announced funding cuts to schools that amount to 43 teaching positions across the 57 English language schools in the province
- The province of PEI is loaning Master Packaging $7.1M to purchase new equipment for their carton packaging plant in Borden-Carlton. The expansion will create approximately 24 new jobs.
- The PEI 2014 Fund, created with both federal and provincial support, has announced several new projects in Charlottetown, including initiatives in theatre, art, tourism, and culture
Week of May 20 – May 24, 2013
- The PEI 2014 Fund, created with both federal and provincial support, has announced several new projects in Prince County, including initiatives in science, art, tourism, and culture
- The Homburg Hotel in downtown Charlottetown will re-open soon. The hotel has been bought by a new company that plans to pay the outstanding bills to contractors who worked on the building's construction.
- A program that provides funding and a guaranteed job for graduating nursing students on PEI will be scaled back in the fall due to a lower number of nurses retiring in the province
- The University of PEI has laid off 35 staff as a result of a $9M deficit at the university this year
Week of May 13 – May 17, 2013
- Husky Energy has awarded two major contracts to Technip Canada for the South White Rose extension project. Another $155M engineering contract was awarded to Aker Solutions for work at the White Rose field over the next five years. Aker Solutions expects to hire about 90 people for its contract.
- The City of St. John's will spend $270M on new buildings, infrastructure upgrades, buses and better roads over the next three years
- Marwood Limited from New Brunswick will be taking over the former Jamestown Lumber Company and converting it to a wood treatment plant. The company is waiting on an environmental approval and hopes to start-up in August. Eight workers will be employed.
- The provincial government has given environmental approval for the construction of the Iron Ore Plant project in Labrador West. Construction is expected to begin in June 2014, with production expected in the summer of 2015.
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